Therefore, Japanese cuisine has become so popular in Europe

There is still some who believe that sushi is the dish that the Japanese eat the most in Tokyo. The Japanese are fond of sushi but sushi accounts for less than 15% of Japanese cuisine. Japanese cuisine differs from other kitchens. The Japanese cuisine consists of many different styles, such as noodle soups, stews, vegetarian dishes, dishes where fish or meat is cooked. Common to all the dishes is that you u ...

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Japanese architecture in Tokyo

Tokyo is a city full of contrasts. There is the "old" Japan, which offers small houses located in small streets with many small specialty stores. Looking down a street the small houses will be very different in their design, size and color. The small cozy streets are typically found a bit away from the major main streets. Modern Japan offers many architectural experiences. The exclusive European fashion hou ...

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What is your experience as a sushi chef with vegetarian sushi?

The vegetarian sushi tastes amazing. I regularly make delicious and tasty vegetarian sushi that can make a bird sing. Vegetarian sushi is something else. You use different kind of raw materials, flavors and aroma that apply when you work with vegetarian sushi. This means that vegetarian sushi is more challenging to make. Different cooking techniques must be used in the preparation of raw materials for sushi ...

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Japanese green tea

One of the boys from Yushinkan dojo in Tokyo has a tea shop. In 2004 I met and trained with Sato  when I visited Tokyo for the first time. Just before I left Tokyo in July this year I visited his tea shop. He offered several tastes and I ended up buying tea in abundant quantities. I am so happy to follow his advice about what kind of green tea types I would buy. I bought several different really good qualit ...

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Learn to make sushi like Japanese sushi chefs

Sushi is not just sushi. There is a big difference between the sushi served in Danish sushi restaurants and what is being made at Japanese sushi restaurants in Tokyo. More and more travel to Japan and experience the closest team how Japanese sushi cakes make delicious and tasty sushi. You now have the opportunity to learn here in Denmark. The Japanese-trained Sushi chef & Sake Sommelier Zoë Escher has 1 ...

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What is Japanese chefs view of food waste?

Japanese chefs have a different view of raw materials. Basically, nothing is thrown out. Everything, according to Japanese chefs can be tasty snacks or dishes by using different Japanese cooking techniques. Some years ago, I visited the exclusive Sushi Restaurant, named Kyubey, located in Ginza in Tokyo. I ordered a sushi menu consisting of a miso soup, a small starter, the chef's selection of nigiri and a ...

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Is there any vegetarian sushi in Japan?

There is vegetarian sushi in Japan. Japanese sushi chefs are used to using local produce when making sushi. In Japan there are fish and vegetables that you cannot get in Europe. In comparison to vegetarian sushi, Japanese sushi rolls typically contain different kinds of raw materials other than found in sushi restaurants in Europe. Japanese vegetarian roll can, for example, contain Shiitake mushrooms or Jap ...

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Are there any advantages to using Japanese ingredients?

Without a doubt yes. Ingredients have different flavors and taste according to the world they come from. The fewest are aware that Japan, Korea and China produce seaweed to sushi. Here I think the variety used to produce the tang, the taste and the quality. The same applies when it comes to pickled ginger, soy sauce and vinegar. Sushi is a nice and delicate eating so it is worth paying to buy ingredients th ...

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Japanese smoothie course

Japanese smoothie course is for people who want to boost their health with nutritious and healthy Japanese smoothies. You get an easier alternative to eating 600 vegetables and fruit a day. You learn about the Japanese raw materials used to make smoothie. You learn to make smoothie that follows the season for ingredients. You learn to make 3 delicate and tasty smoothies. Read more about Japanese smoothie co ...

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Japanese donburi with tuna

In 2013 I made this beautiful fisherman called doburi. The dish looks very simple, but it is certainly not. If you make a dish that is so simple then the sushi rice must be cooked to perfection. The tuna must be equally large and cut on such that the slices are silky and melt in the mouth. Needless to say, you must handle the cutting techniques used to cut tuna. _ Zoë has held sushi courses and cooking clas ...

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